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Early Morning Sunrise Desert Safari in Dubai

Sunrise Desert Safari

Want to take a ride out of Dubai’s hustle and bustle? Dubai Travel Tourism is offering a unique adventure experience through early morning desert safari. This early morning desert safari is a wonderful and unforgettable experience. The beautiful scene of the sun rising behind the Dubai desert will mesmerize your mind and you’ll forget all your worries. No doubt, we provide the best Morning safari Dubai offers and we make sure you love it. Furthermore, we are the first to launch early morning desert safari which makes us pioneers in that area.

 Going on a desert safari was the number one thing I wanted to do in Dubai. I wanted to race down the huge sand dunes and ride a camel and experience the feeling of being in an endless desert.

But when I started researching tours, I found myself sorely disappointed.

Let me first tell you what a typical desert safari is like. A car picks you up around 3 pm. You drive out to the desert and go dune bashing for maybe 20 minutes. Then you go to a camp with all the other tours. There are camels at the camp, but good luck getting to actually ride one because of the huge queue. And if you do get to, it’s only for a few minutes. There are ATVs available (but at an extra cost) and again, you’ll have to deal with queues. Then there’s a BBQ dinner, henna, shisha, pics in Bedouin costumes, and traditional performances.

I couldn’t care less about the BBQ, henna, or shisha. And even less about being at a camp with 100 other people. Maybe I’m antisocial (sometimes), but that sounds like…. just not fun.

I wanted a real desert experience. I want to ride a camel for longer than 5 minutes.

On this trip, first, we will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning. The first and foremost thing you’ll enjoy will be the amazing sunrise. Even if you are a nature lover or not, this experience will make you fall in love with the desert. The amazing flora and fauna of desert will demand your admiration. Moreover, we will allow you to have fun activities including dune bashing, sand boarding, and many others. We will offer our services to capture the best moments of this morning desert safari in your camera.

In short, this will be the best experience you’ll ever have in a desert. We ensure you the best comfortable, safe and fun early morning desert safari

So when I found an Early Morning Sunrise Desert Safari by Desert Safari by Dubai Travel Tourism, it sounded like my dream desert experience. This tour treats visitors to an early morning session of dune bashing, breakfast, an one-hour camel sunrise, 45 min of ATV, falcons, and sand boarding.

I didn’t even mind the 5:30 am pick up time (and if you know me, you KNOW I’m not a morning person.And I only slightly hesitated when they quoted the price… 460 AED (roughly US $125), 3x-4x the price of other typical afternoon safaris.

I confirmed my spot and one early Thursday morning, I found myself dragging out of bed at 5:00 am to get ready for my desert experience. Luckily, this trip was able to happen because I managed to find a buddy (Josh) to join me, since they wouldn’t take just a single person on the tour (story at the end).

By the time we got to the desert, the sky was just starting to transform into pinks and golds. Perfect timing! So we decided to start with the camel ride first (instead of dune bashing) so we can experience it during sunrise.

Starting of the Journey:

Your driver will take you from your hotel and then we will take you to the biggest desert in the territory which is known as Lahbab desert it will be probably 1 hour drive you will enjoy the skyscraper of the by and then flatland after that you will reach at the dunes which is known at Labh of desert is located on a 44 there the driver will stop the vehicle for 10 to 15 minutes to deflect the third so we can drive the vehicle in the desert 

Begging of Adventures Drive:

After deflating the tires you will enter the dunes for Adventurous Drive Before the dune Bashing the tour guide will make sure that all of you are fasting the seatbelts so then it will be a like requested why you can drive in the desert probably 35 to 45 minutes after that the guide will stop the vehicle at the highest point to take the pictures here you will have 10 to 15 minutes stop over the guide will take your pics and after that he will Serve You water soft drink and after the picture time is over you will had back to the point where you deflated the tires.

Dune bashing on Dune Buggy

This activity ended up being my favourite part of the tour! It was incredibly thrilling to ride up and down the sand dunes on a little machine. We followed another guide who led us all over the dunes. It was the most fun I’ve had in a long time. My face literally hurt from smiling so much with glee.

Because we were fully immersed in the Dune Buggy Ride riding, I don’t have much pictures from this activity. The guide took some videos, but until I figure out how to edit videos, here are a couple of pics.

And then… we got the crest of the hill.

The guide went down easily and it was my turn. I stopped at the top of the crest and looked down at the very steep hill and the guide who now looked so small down below.

“I’m scared! ” I turned around and yelled to Josh. I didn’t trust my driving abilities nor did I like the fact that I had no belt.

“I don’t blame you,” he said peering down. “Want me to go first?” I nodded and off he went. Well, he didn’t topple over.

Now they were both at the bottom and urging me to come down. I shook my head and said I can’t do it. I considered asking the guide to walk back up and ride my ATV down for me. But that’s just too losery, so I took a deep breath, pushed the accelerator just a little, released, and down I went.

And it was INCREDIBLE. The biggest thrill ever.

We continued onwards and the guide led us to several more big hills. With each one, my confidence grew and I hesitated less and less. We zoomed up and down the dunes, conquering each hill.

In the middle, we stopped by another camp and the guide disappeared inside for a bit. When he came back out, he was carrying a falcon!

Meeting a falcon

Falcons are the national bird of the UAE, symbolizing strength, courage, and pride. And falconry is one of the oldest traditions of the Bedouins.

We both got to take pictures with the beautiful bird and then pet it. It had the softest features. E

except when I petted it, it started crying so the guide took him back.

Desert Safari Tours Review

I paid for this myself so I can be completely honest. And I really did think this tour was excellent and worth every penny of the steep price. The tour guides were excellent (except for the dune bashing part, but I was already satisfied by then). The sunrise hour long camel ride was just as magical as I expected (albeit a bit uncomfortable: P). And the ATV was one of the most thrilling things I’ve ever done. The falcon and sand boarding felt like awesome perks. I left incredibly happy that I had gotten the desert experience I’d hoped for.

Even Josh (whom I basically coerced into doing this with me) was extremely happy he had decided to come along. He also felt like it was worth his money.

Morning Desert Safari Dubai

Morning Desert Safari in Dubai

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Haris Khan  was a Tour Guide in Dubai 2006 by Profession now running a tourism Company. He Loves Spending his time on field with guest serving them and make sure they get the services his company committed to them and make their Dubai Holidays. Writing & Travelling are his two more hobbies. Find more details at https://www.dubaitraveltourism.com/

Evening Desert Safari with its adventures Dune Bashing at Red Dunes the biggest desert in the territory ( known as Lahbab Desert ) with Sand Boarding, Live BBQ Dinner Buffet Entertaining Show Such as Tanoura Show Perform by male artist, Live Fire Show, Belly Dance these things come to mind when anyone thinks about Desert Safari Dubai. Most of the people don’t know there are other various options of Safari which are Morning Safari Dubai, Sunrise Desert Safari, and Overnight Desert Safari.

Today we will be explaining you about morning desert safari in Dubai with Dubai Travel Tourism. Here is all the information you need to know about morning Desert Safari in Dubai.

Beginning early in the morning, the safari offers you a view of a different side of the vast and mysterious desert. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose the morning desert safari

  • It is great for those who are in Dubai for a short time. The evening tour lasts for 6 hours and takes up most of your evening. On the other hand, the morning desert safari begins early and takes 3-4 hours, leaving you the entire day to explore other attractions of the city.
  • If you are not interested in the frills of the evening safari like the belly dancing and Tanoura dancing performances, shisha smoking, henna painting, etc., this is the perfect alternative for you. The morning desert safari is all about adventurous activities.
  • The morning safari begins early just before sunrise when the desert still has the chilly air of the night. Moreover, you do not have to endure the harsh light of the sun during the wee hours of the morning. You get to enjoy the rides and activities before it becomes too hot

What to Expect on a Morning Desert Safari

Several types of morning desert safaris are available, and you can book one as per your convenience. While the timings and certain activities may differ a bit, most morning tours offer a similar experience. Here is what you can expect during your morning desert safari in Dubai

Beginning of the Journey

A 4X4 Vehicle will be at your pick up location on given Time. Full Customised for off road driving in desert modified with Roll Bars. A Professional Driver cum tour guide with official off road driving license will be driving you to the biggest Desert in the territory as mentioned earlier at Lahbab Desert.

At the assembly point the guide will stop the vehicle to deflate the tyres to enter in the desert.
Before you start   off your drive all the passengers must have to fasten the seat belts.

The driver will drive you on the high dunes approximately 45 minutes then you will have a photo stop at biggest dune where you can see the nice views of Dubai Desert.

At the photo stop the driver will serve you the water, Soft Drinks. If the guests are interested in sand boarding they can go for the sand boarding also. That’s complimentary

After this adventurous drive the guide will drive you back at the same place to pump up the tyres.

Here you will have options to ride the quad bike & Dune Buggies which are optional & Not Included

Tips for Morning Desert Safari in Dubai

  • Wear comfortable cotton clothes while going to the desert. However, do not forget to carry a light cardigan or jacket, as the early morning temperature is quite low in the desert.
  • Wear open shoes or flip-flops that can be easily cleaned if sand enters them.
  • Keep yourself hydrated.
  • Do not forget to carry sunglasses and apply sunscreen before you step out.
  • Do not wear heavy jewelry or accessories, as you may get hurt during the activities.
  • Pregnant women, little children, and people with heart and back ailments should avoid dune bashing and other adventurous activities.

Conclusions

Morning Desert Safari in Dubai is a unique experience, one that should be on your Dubai holiday itinerary. So, do not waste any more time. Book your tickets, apply for a Dubai Visa, and get ready for an incredible experience of your life

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Fun Facts About Dubai

Fun Facts About Dubai!

We all know how great Dubai is. It is one of a kind among several world-class destinations. Its attractions have no match. You must have read many blogs about Dubai’s charms, but this time let’s dig a little deeper to find out some fun facts about this city.

The 85 % population of Dubai is based on immigrants.

Many big countries have a large population of immigrants, but Dubai has taken a step further. 85 % of the total population is based on expatriates, only 15 % of the rest are Emiratis. This population has both white-collar and blue-collar jobs. But the basic population is based on the labourer. Most of the workers building the Dubai’s ever-increasing number of skyscrapers, migrated to the United Arab Emirates from South Asian countries ( Pakistan, India and Bangladesh), hence they now consist of more than 50% of the Dubai’s population.

Dubai has Robot camel jockeys

Have you heard about camel races? It is just like horse races with camels instead of horses. The importance of this game in Dubai is high. Camel racing to Dubai is what hockey is to Canada and football is to America.

Previously, the catch to this race was that given the sizes of camel, only children could participate in these races. And since the children of residents of Dubai are not allowed to participate, children from less privileged countries were trafficked illegally to race camels. Once, this issue was raced on the international level, the local government had to take action and put a stop on it. They decided to give up on the jockeys but not on camel racing and came up with a brilliant solution. They started building child-sized robot jockeys to replace children to race camels. The prices range from 300 to 10,000 $. But money has never been an issue for Emiratis.

The robot jockeys are a new thing for the rest of the world, hence its always entertaining for the tourists to visit and enjoy these races.

A climate control city is being built in Dubai.

Yes, you read it right. We are talking about a weather-controlled city.

Since the weather is pretty hard on Dubai as it is built in the middle of a desert. This should not come up as a surprise. Hence, they decided to build a city of 4.45-kilo meter square whose boardwalks will be air-conditioned connecting the various sections of the city. Just to get an idea, you should know that the area of Monaco is 2.02-kilometre square. Hence the artificially climate-controlled city is 2.25 times the size of Monaco which is amazing.

Up until 2015, Dubai had no proper address system.

No proper address system means no postal addresses, no zip codes, no area codes and no addresses at all. No idea how they were managing since Dubai has been growing at a crazy rate. Probably, they were so busy building, innovating and modernizing the city, they did not find the time to introduce a proper address system.

If you are wondering how they got packages delivered or got mail, the method they used is quite funny. In place of the postal address, people would draw a map to their house in a designated space or write out specific instructions such as ‘ after crossing the white mosque, take the second street to the right, green door’. It was only in 2015 when they paid attention to this issue and allotted a 10-digit number known as Makani number to help in identification.

No income taxes in Dubai:

The best part of living in Dubai is that there are no income taxes. This means that if you move to Dubai, apart from the very attractive pay package you will not have to pay any income tax at all. This helps in saving a lot of money in a short period of time if you come to Dubai to earn.

But, sadly, it is also very easy to spend in Dubai. Especially if you are a shopaholic. We do not see you saving a lot. But on the positive your side you will get to enjoy the most.

Dubai is not called the City of Gold for fun:

There are literally ATMs in Dubai that spit out gold bars. According to the records, 40%  of the total trading of physical gold happened in Dubai and that gold weighted more than 354 elephants together. Crazy? Right. There is an abundance of gold in Dubai, makes it look like its being distributed free of cost but that is not the case sadly.

The most expensive hotel in the world which is also the only alleged seven start hotel of the world, the Burj Al Arab is decorated with actual gold. One of its suites, the Royal suite, has pillars made of 24-carat gold.

The best, biggest and largest of everything:

The thing about writing about Dubai is that you get to write words like ‘the largest, the biggest, the only’ a lot. It seems like Dubai has this crazy goal of having the biggest and best of everything. It has the most luxurious hotels, the highest building in the world: Burj Khalifa ( it can be seen from 95 km away), the largest mall, the largest man-made island etc. This city owns the biggest aquarium, the largest choreographed dancing fountain, the most expensive hotel, the longest automated rail network, the largest indoor ski park etc.

And they are not planning to stop any time soon. There are so many projects under development at the very moment. With hundred plus skyscrapers already, many more high buildings are under process. They have a habit of breaking their own records.

If you are planning to visit this amazing city anytime soon, we assure you that it will leave a unique impression on you regardless of you liking it or not.

Also, do not forget to take Dubai safari tour, it is one of its kind and an amazing experience.